[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 220 (Wednesday, November 14, 2012)]
[Page 67837]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-27641]



[Docket No. NRC-2012-0154]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently 
submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection 
of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential 
respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a 
person is not required to respond to, a collection of information 
unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The NRC 
published a Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period on 
this information collection on August 14, 2012.
    1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension.
    2. The title of the information collection: Part 140 of Title 10 of 
the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), ``Financial Protection 
Requirements and Indemnity Agreements.''
    3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0039.
    4. The form number if applicable: N/A.
    5. How often the collection is required: On occasion, as needed for 
the licensees to meet their responsibilities called for in Sections 170 
and 193 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act).
    6. Who will be required or asked to report: Licensees authorized to 
operate reactor facilities in accordance with 10 CFR part 50, or a 
holder of a combined license under 10 CFR part 52, and licensees 
authorized to construct and operate a uranium enrichment facility in 
accordance with 10 CFR Parts 40 and 70.
    7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 1.67.
    8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 1.
    9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 8.
    10. Abstract: Part 140 of the NRC's regulations specifies 
information to be submitted by licensees to enable the NRC to assess 
(a) the financial protection required of licensees and for the 
indemnification and limitation of liability of certain licensees and 
other persons pursuant to Section 170 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 
as amended, and (b) the liability insurance required of uranium 
enrichment facility licensees pursuant to Section 193 of the Atomic 
Energy Act of 1954, as amended.
    The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available 
documents, including the final supporting statement, at the NRC's 
Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests 
are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's home page 
site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice.
    Comments and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by December 14, 2012. Comments received after this date 
will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of 
consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date.
    Chad Whiteman, Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs (3150-0039), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments can also be emailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at 202-395-4718.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, 301-415-6258.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 7th day of November 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-27641 Filed 11-13-12; 8:45 am]